European Commission

Brussels with a New Invitation to Municipalities to Apply for Free Wi-Fi

The European Commission will send a new invitation to apply for WiFi4EU vouchers to build wireless internet networks in public places, including mayoralties, public libraries, museums, parks and squares, on September 19 at 14:00 Bulgarian time. 

The call for applications opens on 19/09/2019 at 13:00 (CEST). You can apply until 20/09/2019 at 17:00 (Central European Summer Time).

Sofia Will Host the European Mobility Week

The capital is hosting the European Mobility Week.

This is an annual campaign for sustainable urban mobility organized by the European Organization Secretariat with the support of the European Commission.

This year's event is dedicated to the theme of "Safe Walking and Cycling", and the motto is "Walk with us!" The initiative will last until September 22.

FinMin Teodorovici: New Commission must consider all member states' interests in taking major initiatives

The Minister of Public Finance, Eugen Teodorovici, said it is absolutely necessary the new European Commission to take into account the interests of all member states, and not only of some of them that are believed to be stronger and more influent. "I hope that the new team of the European Commission will truly approach every matter in the spirit of cohesion.

State NPE scheme to double in size

Bad loans worth 30 billion euros are being prepared for transfer to the asset protection scheme (APS) that the Finance Ministry is creating.

This is twice the original amount provided for, a development that highlights the government's resolve to tackle the problem of banks' nonperforming exposures.

Politico: Schinas 'prominent, well-liked' member of von der Leyen team

Margaritis Schinas, who was nominated to serve as a European Commission vice president "for protecting our European way of life" by EC President-elect Ursula von der Leyen earlier this week. has been lauded by Politico as "one of the most prominent and well-liked members of von der Leyen's new team."

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